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Skarpi Hedinsson

Chief Technology Officer

Biography

Skarpi Hedinsson joined the Los Angeles Rams in February 2017 as the organization's first Chief Technology Officer.

In this role, Hedinsson oversees the team's technology strategy, shared service delivery and management of both football and corporate technology activities. In addition to these responsibilities, Hedinsson is a key member of the team driving the vision for and overseeing the implementation of technology throughout SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park.

Prior to joining the Rams, Hedinsson served as the Chief Technology Officer, Disney/ABC Television Group, where he oversaw efforts to identify new technology talent, capabilities and platforms. Hedinsson had previously served as the company's senior vice president, Technology & Platform, Digital Media. His team deployed the revolutionary WATCH ABC and WATCH Disney services making the Disney/ABC Television Group the first entertainment company to provide authenticated users access to both live, 24/7 linear network streams as well as an extensive offering of advantaged window "on demand" episodes on desktops, mobile and connected TV devices. With ABC, they were the first to offer 24/7 live streams of local, national and syndicated programming.

Prior to launching the WATCH services, Hedinsson and team designed and built the Emmy Award-winning Full Episode Player for ABC.com and the critically acclaimed ABC Player App for iOS devices, both industry defining when they launched for being first to make full episodes of ABC Network Primetime, Daytime, and Late Night programs available to viewers on their respective platforms.

Mr. Hedinsson is the inventor or co-inventor of seven issued U.S. Patents and fourteen pending U.S. Patents in the field of digital media and streaming video. He graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Computer Science. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Lynnea and daughters Isabel and Freyja.

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